Meet Ohio State's team of rheumatology and immunology experts

The Division of Rheumatology and Immunology comprises a comprehensive team of doctors and staff, all focused on delivering high quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders

Our leaders

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Wael Jarjour, MD

Director, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology

Professor, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
Vice Chair for Ambulatory Medicine
Martha Morehouse Chair in Arthritis and Immunology Research

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Kevin Hackshaw, MD

Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship

Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology


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Our Doctors
Our Researchers

Our Researchers

Our Adjunct Faculty

Our Emeritus Faculty

Our Emeritus Faculty

Rheumatology Fellows

Rheumatology Fellows

Elaine Alexander, MD Second year fellow

MD: University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency program: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Bryan Coniglio, MD Second year fellow

MD: Wayne State University
Residency program: Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State

John Fleming, DO Second year fellow

DO: Michigan State University/Osteopathic
Residency program: Western Michigan University/Homer Stryker

Veronica Mruk, MD Second year fellow

MD: Jagiellonian University Poland
Residency program: East Carolina University

Yue Ding, MD First year fellow

MD: University of Iowa

Residency Program: Medical College of Wisconsin

Jacob Seymour, DO First year fellow

MD: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency Program: Riverside Methodist Hospital

Lydia Cortes-Betancourt, MD First year fellow

MD: University of Puerto Rico

Residency Program: VA Caribbean Healthcare System

Administrative and Clinical Staff

Karen S. Hart
Division Administrator
Karen.Hart@osumc.edu 
614-293-5813 
        Erica Johnson
Fellowship Coordinator
Erica.Johnson@osumc.edu
614-293-6869
      Kelly Morris
Clinical Research Assistant 
Kelly.Morris@osumc.edu
614-685-8068
         
Kari Dougherty
Clinic Manager
614-293-4837